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Humility: Moral, Religious, Intellectual


2016-2017 Research Theme: Humility: Moral, Religious, Intellectual (sponsored by the Templeton Religion Trust and The Blankemeyer Foundation)

What is humility?

What is the virtue of humility? How does it take shape in a virtuous life, and what are its key features?

What is intellectual humility?

How can the specific virtue of being humble about our beliefs and cognitive skill change our religious, political, and moral discourse, especially when there is disagreement and embattled speech?

What is the character of a humble leader?

Is "humble politician" or "humble leader" an oxymoron? What are the marks of humble service in great leaders? What ought the vision of humble politics be in contemporary society?

How can we become humble?

How do we learn and teach humility in its intellectual, moral, and spiritual varieties? What does this mean for the challenges of parenting, primary and secondary education, and local community life?

Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung

You’re So Vain: Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung on Vainglory and Glittering Vices

November 26, 2018

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Russell Moore

For God and Country: Russell Moore on Love and Humility in American Politics

October 22, 2018

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Jennifer Herdt

The Joyous Dance of Humility and Magnanimity: Jennifer Herdt on Virtue and Joy

October 15, 2018

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Joshua Blander

God Emptied Himself: Kenosis and the Imitation of God

August 14, 2018

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Hayden Butler

Christ Upsets Our Expectations: A Sermon for Palm Sunday

March 24, 2018

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Ephraim Radner

The Middle Church

December 11, 2017

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Mike Phay

Pursuing Obscurity: A Call to Pastoral Humility

December 4, 2017

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Chad Hall

The Humility Shortage: Oh Lord, It’s Hard to Be Humble When You’re a Leader

November 13, 2017

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Ryan McAnnally-Linz

You Are Not A Brand: Humility and Recognition

November 6, 2017

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Mark Bauerlein

Please, God, Make It Stop: Headaches, Acute Pain, and Chronic Humility

November 2, 2017

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